FAQ's related to Antidiabetic Drugs :-
Q.1 How do antidiabetic drugs work?
Antidiabetic drugs function by lowering abnormally high glucose level i.e., sugar level. Diabetes is a disease of high blood sugar level caused by lack of production of insulin in the human body.
Q.2 Is metformin the antidiabetic drugs?
Yes, metformin is the common agent of antidiabetic drugs. It has low risk of hypoglycemia, good effect on LDL cholesterol & no effect of blood pressure. It is inexpensive.
Q.3 What are two agents of antidiabeic drugs?
Insulin and oral hypoglycemic agents are the agents of antidiabetic drugs.
Q.4 What are the types of antidiabetic drugs?
Metformin, sulfonylureas (glimepiride), thiazolidinediones (pioglitazone),alpha-glucosidase inhibitors (acarbose), meglitinides (repaglinide), &dipeptidyl peptidase IV inhibitors (sitagliptin).